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The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon(1941)

Remind Me

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  • George Raft was originally cast as Sam Spade. He turned it down because it was "not an important picture," taking advantage of a clause in his contract that said he did not have to work on remakes.
  • Word-for-word and scene-for-scene virtually the same as the original novel.
  • The Shakespeare reference that ends the film was suggested by Humphrey Bogart.
  • Captain Jacobi


  • Holz (2008-02-22)

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    Contrary to popular opinion, "It's the stuff that dreams are made of", spoken by Bogart, is not the last line in the picture. Immediately after Bogart says that, Ward Bond, playing a detective, says, "Huh?" making that the last line in the picture.

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